Public Advocate

Public Advocate James Pushes NYC Hard On Police Body CamerasPublic Advocate Letitia James demonstrated the body-worn cameras Thursday at a news conference at her Lower Manhattan office.
Public Advocate James Calls For Body Cams On Police OfficersVideo cameras are mounted on sidewalks, inside buildings and nearly everywhere else, and now, city Public Advocate Letitia James has said she would like to see them on police officers.
Public Advocate Letitia James Calls For Stepped Up Action Against Sex Assaults On SubwaysJames is seeking better training for police officers, tougher sentences for offenders and are calling for more cameras to be installed in subway cars.
Councilwoman Letitia James Elected City Public AdvocateCity Councilwoman Letitia James beat out seven other candidates Tuesday to win the race for New York City public advocate.
De Blasio: Layoffs At Long Island College Hospital Have Been PostponedNew York City Public Advocate and Democratic mayoral candidate Bill de Blasio announced Monday that layoffs of 500 will be postponed at the struggling Long Island College Hospital
De Blasio, Other City Leaders Promise Immigration ReformDemocratic mayoral candidate Bill de Blasio said Wednesday that he is committed to immigration reform, regardless of whether the laws change in Washington.
De Blasio, James Announce Endorsement Of Each OtherMayoral candidate Bill de Blasio and public advocate candidate Letitia James announced a mutual endorsement Saturday.
Watchdog Group: Pricey Public Advocate Election Proves Changes Are NeededAn expected low turnout in the runoff election for New York City's public advocate has a government watchdog group seeking changes.
James, Squadron To Face Each Other In Runoff For Public AdvocateThe race for New York City public advocate has headed to a runoff, with no candidate winning 40 percent of the vote.
Cuomo Rushes To De Blasio's Defense Over Bloomberg's CommentsAfter vowing to stay out of the mayoral race, Gov. Andrew Cuomo rushed to the defense of Democratic candidate Bill de Blasio Sunday.
Limited Ambulance Service Resumes At Long Island College HospitalIn the latest court battle to keep Long Island College Hospital open in Brooklyn, ambulances once again have begun rolling on a limited basis.
De Blasio: Quinn's Legal Filing To Implement Stop-And-Frisk Reforms Is 'Desperate'In filing papers against the city’s push to continue the stop-and-frisk program during an appeal of a riling against it, City Council Speaker Christine Quinn might have painted herself as a target.